Modern-Day Johnny Appleseed Has Planted 13,849 Trees

October 25, 2011 by  
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Photo: sneakerdog / cc Chances are that you’ve never heard of Gene DeSantis, but his story seems one destined for legend. In fact, he’s already being likened to a modern-day Johnny Appleseed. For almost three decades, DeSantis has made it his mission to plant trees throughout Baltimore — with nearly 14 thousand of them planted so far. And like that famed American naturalist before him, much of DeSantis’ everyday life is marked with a humility and spirit of volunteerism so rarely seen, yet so very needed…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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